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Team Leader Permanency Support- Goulburn, NSW

Advertiser: CareSouthMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
9 Sept 2019
Location
Wollongong, Illawarra & South Coast
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Team Leader Permanency Support- Goulburn, NSW


Who we are

CareSouth is a spirited, truly local community based organisation with a dynamic and bold vision to make a difference 'every day'. Working across locations in NSW and ACT, we seek to inspire each other and the communities in which we operate. Our purpose is to influence and support the safety, development and empowerment of children, young people, adults and communities. 

About the Role

CareSouth are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Team Leader to join our Goulburn Permanency Support Program on a full time, permanent basis. 

Under the direction of the Manager, you will be responsible for providing strong leadership and coordinate the requirements of the team on a day-to-day basis whilst ensuring the provision of services and support to staff, clients and families in line with CareSouth's Practice Framework.

We are seeking a positive and engaging leader who can demonstrate previous success in dealing with permanency support, experience with adoption, guardianship, foster care, and family restoration/preservation. 

The successful applicant will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work/Welfare, Social Sciences, Disability or relevant field.
  • Demonstrated experience in a leadership capacity within the OOHC, Disability Services or Community Services Sector.
  • Proven flexibility, adaptability and ability to respond and adjust easily to changes in work demands.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a team, including staffing, budget management, reporting and accountability.
  • Understanding of the ongoing effects of injuries, trauma and/or neglect and abuse.
  • Experience working within a Therapeutic Framework model of care.
  • High level written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of the ongoing effects of injuries, trauma and/or neglect and abuse.
  • Proven effective interpersonal, conflict negotiation and resolution skills and the ability to provide strong leadership under pressure.
  • Demonstrated understanding and recent experience in child protection and Residential OOHC Services

Do you want to be a part of something great?

At CareSouth, we recognise that the work you do every day is what makes our organisation great. We want to reward that and be an organisation that you are proud to be a part of. 

To recognise the work you do we offer

  • Concessional leave, to be taken over the Christmas period.
  • Salary packaging entitlements up to $15,900.
  • Tailored professional development pathways
  • 24/7 access to our online eLearning system
  • A compassionate, supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to be bold, big-hearted and determined.

Applications Close: 20th September 2019

To Apply: Please review the Position Description attached for a comprehensive overview of the role. Your application must include a copy of your updated resume and a cover letter (Max. 2 pages) addressing the Essential Criteria in the position description

Please note that only applicants who are invited to an interview will be contacted. Be sure to keep an eye on your emails as applicants who are invited to an interview will be contacted via email to schedule an appointment time.

CareSouth warmly welcomes EVERYONE, irrespective of their ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation or gender identity. We are committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination.

CareSouth is proud to be fully committed to safeguarding children, young people and people with a disability from abuse and neglect.

NOTE: Positions are subject to a Working with Children/Vulnerable People clearance and satisfactory National Police Check

Enquiries to: Michael Mason 1300 554 260

Rebecca Ianni
1300 554 260

Who we are

CareSouth is a spirited, truly local community based organisation with a dynamic and bold vision to make a difference 'every day'. Working across locations in NSW and ACT, we seek to inspire each other and the communities in which we operate. Our purpose is to influence and support the safety, development and empowerment of children, young people, adults and communities. 

About the Role

CareSouth are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Team Leader to join our Goulburn Permanency Support Program on a full time, permanent basis. 

Under the direction of the Manager, you will be responsible for providing strong leadership and coordinate the requirements of the team on a day-to-day basis whilst ensuring the provision of services and support to staff, clients and families in line with CareSouth's Practice Framework.

We are seeking a positive and engaging leader who can demonstrate previous success in dealing with permanency support, experience with adoption, guardianship, foster care, and family restoration/preservation. 

The successful applicant will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work/Welfare, Social Sciences, Disability or relevant field.
  • Demonstrated experience in a leadership capacity within the OOHC, Disability Services or Community Services Sector.
  • Proven flexibility, adaptability and ability to respond and adjust easily to changes in work demands.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a team, including staffing, budget management, reporting and accountability.
  • Understanding of the ongoing effects of injuries, trauma and/or neglect and abuse.
  • Experience working within a Therapeutic Framework model of care.
  • High level written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of the ongoing effects of injuries, trauma and/or neglect and abuse.
  • Proven effective interpersonal, conflict negotiation and resolution skills and the ability to provide strong leadership under pressure.
  • Demonstrated understanding and recent experience in child protection and Residential OOHC Services

Do you want to be a part of something great?

At CareSouth, we recognise that the work you do every day is what makes our organisation great. We want to reward that and be an organisation that you are proud to be a part of. 

To recognise the work you do we offer

  • Concessional leave, to be taken over the Christmas period.
  • Salary packaging entitlements up to $15,900.
  • Tailored professional development pathways
  • 24/7 access to our online eLearning system
  • A compassionate, supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to be bold, big-hearted and determined.

Applications Close: 20th September 2019

To Apply: Please review the Position Description attached for a comprehensive overview of the role. Your application must include a copy of your updated resume and a cover letter (Max. 2 pages) addressing the Essential Criteria in the position description

Please note that only applicants who are invited to an interview will be contacted. Be sure to keep an eye on your emails as applicants who are invited to an interview will be contacted via email to schedule an appointment time.

CareSouth warmly welcomes EVERYONE, irrespective of their ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation or gender identity. We are committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination.

CareSouth is proud to be fully committed to safeguarding children, young people and people with a disability from abuse and neglect.

NOTE: Positions are subject to a Working with Children/Vulnerable People clearance and satisfactory National Police Check

Enquiries to: Michael Mason 1300 554 260

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